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Hussein A Kazem

Associate Professor
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Sohar University
Oman

Hussein A Kazem

Biography

Hussein A Kazem Has received his BSc, MSc degrees in electrical engineering from University of Technology (UOT), Baghdad - Iraq also, PhD from Newcastle University (NCL), UK. In 1995 he joined Al - Mamon College and in 1996 he was appointed as Assistant Lecturer in UOT, Baghdad and from 1997 to 2002 he was a Lecturer and Program Coordinator with the Faculty of Engineering, Al Tahady University, Libya. In 2002 he became a Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor with the Faculty of Engineering - Sohar University, Sultanate of Oman. Also, he is currently academic visitor at Newcastle University - UK and v isiting scientist in University Kebangsaan Malaysia - Malaysia. He has authored several publications on electrical engineering, including more than 120 papers published in scientific journals and conferences, some 35 invited talks, and four books in Power Electronics, Electrical Machines, Photovoltaic and Renewable En ergy. Dr Hussein is the winner of Sohar University Vice Chancellor award for Research and Industry in 2013 . Also, he is the winner of some national and international awards: Tistahil Award - Majan Electricity Company - Oman, December 2013, the Golden Medal Awa rd - Pecipta’13 Malaysia, 2013 and Outstanding Renewable Energy Lab Award - World Renewable Energy Congress XIII, 3 – 8th August 2014 London, United Kingdom; is an inventor and co - inventor of 2 patents. Hussein had supervised and graduated more than 20 BSc, 6 MSc and 2 PhD students under his supervision in Al Tahady University, Sohar University, Newcastle University, University Kebangsaan Malaysia and University of Malaysia Perlis. Dr Hussein has completed two research projects granted as Principle Investigat or and Co - Investigator by The Research Council of Oman (TRC). Also, he has new TRC - ORG grant and TRC - FURAP projects. His current researches interests are in the area of Photovoltaic’s, Renewable Energy, Power Electronics, Power Quality and Electrical Power System.    

Research Interest

His current researches interests are in the area of Photovoltaic’s, Renewable Energy, Power Electronics, Power Quality and Electrical Power System.

Publications

  • Kazem HA, Khatib T, Sopian K (2013) Sizing of a standalone photovoltaic/ battery system at minimum cost for remote housing electrification in Sohar, Oman. Energy and Building 6C: 108-115

  • Kazem HA (2011)Renewable Energy in Oman: Status and Future Prospects. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review 15: 3465-3469.

  • Darwish ZA, Kazem HA, Sopian K, Al Goul MA, Alawadhi H, (2015) “Effect of Dust Pollutant Type on Photovoltaic Performance”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review 41: 735–744

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